QuizMiz Quiz 28

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1. From which scientist is the famous philosophical statement "Cogito, ergo sum"(I think, therefore I am)?

2. What is the name of the traditional wrapped skirt worn by men and women in south-east Asia?

3. In 1991, Candy Dulfer recorded the instrumental hit single "Lily Was Here". What instrument does she play?

4. Who wrote the novels "Ivanhoe" and "Rob Roy"?

5. What is, according to French and Canadian researchers, the reason for the Mona Lisa's mysterious smile?

6. Which 2 animals are the symbols of the Democratic and Republican Party in the USA? (1 point per correct answer)

7. What did Ernest Hemingway work as during the last year of World War I?

8. By what name was 60's child-star Hendrik Nikolaas Theodoor Simons better known?

9. The word "philosophy" is derived from an ancient Greek word which translates as "love of """"""".".""?

10. What is the term for a mixture of two immiscible (unblendable) liquids, e.g. oil & water?

11. Which disease takes its name from the Italian word for "bad air"?

12. In which part of your body would you find the humerus?

13. Which 60's TV series was based upon the 1965 film "Clarence, the Cross-Eyed Lion"?

14. Which role did James Brown play in the movie "Blues Brothers"?

15. In which (non-Olympic) athletics event do you have to go backwards to win?

16. What is the last word spoken in the film "Casablanca"?

17. Which craft was originally skippered by Captain Pike?

18. Before he went into acting, Sean Connery did NOT work as a 
    a) nude model, b) coffin-polisher, c) lifeguard or d) barman?

19. Which herb is also know as the "Maggi plant"?

20. Which class of animals has the largest number of species?

ANSWERS

1. Ren? Descartes

2. Sarong

3. Saxophone

4. Sir Walter Scott

5. she was pregnant or had just given birth

6. donkey (Democrats), Elephant (republicans)

7. ambulance driver

8. Heintje

9. wisdom

10. Emulsion

11. Malaria

12. upper arm (bone)

13. Daktari

14. Reverend Cleophus James

15. Tug Of War

16. friendship

17. USS Enterprise

18. d) barman

19. lovage

20. insects